The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 341 360 274
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -86
Contract jobs citing STL 83 52 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.23% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 0.73% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 121
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7217 7157 7283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.23% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5147 5222
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 17 £625 +8.69% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £300 -
Hillingdon - 1 £325 -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 149 (100.00%) C++
2 94 (63.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 89 (59.73%) Multithreading
4 86 (57.72%) Oracle
5 83 (55.70%) SQL
6 76 (51.01%) Linux
7 64 (42.95%) UNIX
8 49 (32.89%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (30.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (30.87%) Banking
10 40 (26.85%) SDLC
11 39 (26.17%) Investment Banking
11 39 (26.17%) Oracle Database
12 36 (24.16%) C#
13 34 (22.82%) Windows
14 33 (22.15%) Fixed Income
15 30 (20.13%) Front Office
15 30 (20.13%) OO
16 27 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (18.12%) Low Latency
17 26 (17.45%) Unit Testing
18 24 (16.11%) MySQL
18 24 (16.11%) Finance
18 24 (16.11%) OLTP
19 23 (15.44%) XML
19 23 (15.44%) Database Tuning
19 23 (15.44%) Subversion
20 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
20 22 (14.77%) Middleware
21 21 (14.09%) Visual Studio

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.68%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) CDMA
1 3 (2.01%) 3GPP
1 3 (2.01%) 3G
1 3 (2.01%) SS7
1 3 (2.01%) SCCP
1 3 (2.01%) 2G
2 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.17%) Oracle Database
2 24 (16.11%) MySQL
2 24 (16.11%) OLTP
3 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (6.71%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.03%) KDB
7 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.34%) DB2
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (15.44%) Subversion
2 21 (14.09%) Visual Studio
3 16 (10.74%) NUnit
4 6 (4.03%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 46 (30.87%) Banking
2 39 (26.17%) Investment Banking
3 30 (20.13%) Front Office
4 24 (16.11%) Finance
5 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 141 (94.63%) Developer
2 139 (93.29%) C++ Developer
3 18 (12.08%) C++/C# Developer
4 17 (11.41%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.74%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.74%) Senior C++ Developer
6 8 (5.37%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Development Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Developer
8 4 (2.68%) UNIX Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Linux Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (1.34%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (1.34%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 1 (0.67%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (0.67%) Telecoms Developer
11 1 (0.67%) Senior Quantitative Developer
11 1 (0.67%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (0.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (63.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 23 (15.44%) XML
3 22 (14.77%) Middleware
4 9 (6.04%) .NET
5 7 (4.70%) MFC
5 7 (4.70%) Swing
6 5 (3.36%) Rendezvous
6 5 (3.36%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.68%) FpML
8 3 (2.01%) POSIX
9 2 (1.34%) WinForms
9 2 (1.34%) WPF
10 1 (0.67%) WCF
10 1 (0.67%) COM
10 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (32.89%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (30.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (22.15%) Fixed Income
4 14 (9.40%) Derivative
5 11 (7.38%) Equities
6 10 (6.71%) Grid Computing
6 10 (6.71%) Algorithms
7 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
8 6 (4.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.34%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.34%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.34%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.34%) Physics
10 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 76 (51.01%) Linux
2 64 (42.95%) UNIX
3 34 (22.82%) Windows
4 17 (11.41%) Solaris
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (59.73%) Multithreading
2 40 (26.85%) SDLC
3 30 (20.13%) OO
4 27 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (18.12%) Low Latency
5 26 (17.45%) Unit Testing
6 23 (15.44%) Database Tuning
7 17 (11.41%) TDD
8 15 (10.07%) Scrum
8 15 (10.07%) Risk Management
9 14 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.71%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.37%) Algorithmic Trading
11 8 (5.37%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (4.70%) Validation
13 6 (4.03%) OOD
13 6 (4.03%) Software Engineering
13 6 (4.03%) Business Analysis
13 6 (4.03%) Electronic Trading
14 5 (3.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) C++
2 83 (55.70%) SQL
3 36 (24.16%) C#
4 20 (13.42%) Perl
5 18 (12.08%) Java
6 13 (8.72%) Python
7 12 (8.05%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.03%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.36%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.34%) C
10 2 (1.34%) Korn
10 2 (1.34%) Scala
11 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.01%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 86 (57.72%) Oracle
2 9 (6.04%) Sybase
3 7 (4.70%) TIBCO
4 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.68%) IBM
6 3 (2.01%) Tieto
6 3 (2.01%) Dialogic
7 2 (1.34%) Solace
8 1 (0.67%) Rogue Wave
8 1 (0.67%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
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